Cypher Group withdraws 2011 F1 team bid

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The Cypher Group has withdrawn its bid to compete in the 2011 F1 championship. The American group released a statement saying: We remain completely committed to developing a credible and viable Formula One team and were able to raise a considerable amount of sponsorship and interest in recent months. However after much deliberation, we have … Continue reading Cypher Group withdraws 2011 F1 team bid

Monaco unmoved by Ecclestone comments

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The Automobile Club de Monaco has played down remarks attributed to Bernie Ecclestone by some media earlier this week. Ecclestone was claimed to have said the famous round could be dropped from the world championship. A statement issued by the event organisers said: The Automobile Club de Monaco does not intend to comment on the … Continue reading Monaco unmoved by Ecclestone comments

Toro Rosso to keep Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari for 2011 (Updated)

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Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost expects to keep Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari as his drivers for 2011. Tost said: I believe our drivers will be well prepared for 2011, which is why they are both confirmed for next year. It is also logical, because one key role of Scuderia Toro Rosso is to … Continue reading Toro Rosso to keep Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari for 2011 (Updated)

Pirelli to supply four types of slick in 2011

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The F1 tyre arrangements under Pirelli in 2011 will be similar to those under Bridgestone this year. Pirelli will supply four types of dry weather tyre plus intermediate and wet weather tyres, as Bridgestone currently do. There are no changes expected in the rules under which drivers have a choice of two compounds during a … Continue reading Pirelli to supply four types of slick in 2011

World Motor Sport Council clarifies rules after Schumacher and Hamilton incidents

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The FIA’s World Motor Sports Council has announced a series of changes to the rules. These including clarifying the rule regarding the safety car which Michael Schumacher ran afoul of in the Monaco Grand Prix. And drivers will no longer be able to stop on the track after qualifying to preserve their fuel loads, as … Continue reading World Motor Sport Council clarifies rules after Schumacher and Hamilton incidents

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